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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
programming. in portland, oregon, street books at the library for people who live on the streets, clinton books by bicycle, and memphis, tennessee, wheelman read, brings african-american men together with three to five-year-olds to develop a lifelong readers. i would like to ask each of the winners to stand and be recognized for the dedication they bring to their task. [applause] >> and finally, i would like to thank my fellow board members for their hard work. and i have to acknowledge the foundation staff this year under the tireless leadership of harold. now listen to this, two weeks ago, the foundation offices were flooded. they have not reopened, and in the past three days the staff have pulled a seven big events including this one with no telephones, no office, no mail. computer servers now reside in herald dining from. from all of us, our heartfelt thanks. [applause] now, on behalf of the national book foundation, congratulations to all our finalists. good luck, and on to the awards ceremony. thank you. [applause] >> just a few orders of business before we begin the awards. one is
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